LED Blast Effect (with Video)

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  1. songrobin

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    Build your own LED Blast effect for your Transformers figures! Whether you use LEDs or not, these are still pretty cool. Made from pretty cheap parts and fairly simple to make. Check out the video and give it a shot!
    (Sorry for the blurriness in certain parts. My 11 year old son recorded this for me, haha!!)

    Shopping list of parts:
    - Flower LED string: Outdoor Waterproof 20 LED String Fairy Lights Party Garden Yard Plum Flower Lamp | eBay
    - Clear acrylic rod (1/8") (6 pcs) 1/8” dia (.125) 12” long clear acrylic plexiglass rod lucite | eBay
    - Tint It Spray Paint (Pinkolicious) Tint IT Transparent Dye Spray Paint 10oz-Pinkolicious | eBay
    - Tint it Spray Paint (Mango) Tint IT Transparent Dye Spray Paint 10oz-Mango | eBay
    - (LED ONLY) 5mm pink LED (water-clear, straw-hat) 50pcs, 5mm Pink Straw Hat LED Wide Angle Water Clear Leds + Resistors for 12V
    - (LED ONLY) 5mm amber LED (water-clear, straw-hat) 50 pcs 5mm Orange Amber Straw hat LED Wide Angle Light Lamp New Free Shipping | eBay
    - (LED ONLY) 51 ohm resistor 100 pcs 1/4W 0.25W 1% Metal Film Resistor 51 ohm 51ohm | eBay
    - (LED ONLY) Earbud wires (dollar store) Bulk Stereo Earbud Earphones at DollarTree.com
    - (LED ONLY) Dupont connector (female) 100pcs 2.54mm Dupont Jumper Wire Cable Housing Female Pin Connector Terminal NEW | eBay
    - (LED ONLY) Dupont connector (male) 100pcs 2.54MM dupont male terminal dupont reed dupont cold head pin
    - (LED ONLY) Dupont Housing 100X 2.54mm 2P Pitch Dupont Jumper Wire Cable Housing Female Pin Connector LC | eBay

    Tools
    - Hot glue gun
    - Nail clipper
    - Dremel tool recommended
    - Heat gun recommended (hair dryer may suffice)
    - Tweezers recommended
    - (LED ONLY) Soldering iron + solder
    - (LED ONLY) "Third Hand Soldering Station" recommended T22 New Strange Third Hand 5 Arm Soldering Station For Welding QAV 250 Drone

    Watch the video here:



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